Band 7 Occupational Therapist - Adults Mental Health

Recruiter
Healthier Recruitment Limited
Location
Great Bromley
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE ROLE:


Deliver a clinical service to a varied client group, using a range of skills and knowledge in assessment and intervention methods within a coherent framework
Work closely with on site Occupational Therapists, Therapy Coordinators and alongside a multidisciplinary team to provide quality assessments and interventions within the Model of Human Occupation and according to the Valuing People principles
Run group and individual interventions aimed at developing daily living skills, life skills and managing challenging behaviour through sensory integration-based techniques and strategies
Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy service within the site.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:


o A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy, registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
o Are currently operating as a Specialist (Band 6) or Highly Specialist (Band 7) Occupational Therapist
o Experience with an adult mental health or personality disorder client group is preferred
o The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
o An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions
o A good understanding of core Occupational Therapy skills and the motivation to keep up-to-date with current best practice in OT
o Excellent communication / time management skills


REWARDS:


" A competitive salary up to £40K dependant on experience
" Company pension scheme
" Free meals on duty
" Opportunity to attend regular OT meetings focused on CPD, service development, and clinical case discussion
" Training days throughout the year, provided by well-known and inspirational OTs such as Sue Parkinson (MOHO) and Eadaoin Breathnach (Sensory Attachment Intervention)
" CPD and research opportunities
" Relocation package available


At Healthier Recruitment we are dedicated in finding our candidates their ideal roles. We go above and beyond the basic requirements of our candidates to find roles that not only match their overall package expectations but provide them with an opportunity to secure a position that offers personal fulfilment and the potential to develop within an organisation that shares similar visions and values.
Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

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